You can’t make this SH#@T UP!   This past weekend was a rough one for us, Vicki’s Mom passed away, and even though we all knew it would happen at sometime, I don’t care how much you think your ready for it, how much you talk to...

Be sure to get some summer time limb bending in… Many around the world are starting to open up their lives, as this pandemic social control is lifting in some areas. Still much of America is not allowed to open and archery pro shops are struggling...

Trail Cameras for Hunting Turkeys Maybe you have, but maybe you have not used your trail cameras for turkey hunting. We can tell you that using your trail cameras to successfully learn the patterns of your birds can pay big dividends for the table. Understand that your...

Lockdown April 2020 By now most of us have been 'sheltered in' for more than a couple weeks and it sounds as if we are going to stay here for some more time.  Is it hard? For some it's driving them crazy, and for others it's just...

BaseMap….. Hunting/Scouting/Land app, why use them? BaseMap….. Hunting/land app, why use it? I know most of the western hunters have been using these types of apps for awhile, especially due to all the open public land that is out there and I get it! I can...

The world has changed in a week, and I guess it’s safe to say we all handle situations differently. I recently had to go to the store, and walk through the aisles, that looked like they had not been stocked in weeks. The people were rushing...

It’s that time of year when next years’ hunt begins. The goals are simple, find the sheds of the bucks you’re after and see how they change from year to year. Shed hunting has become more popular than ever before and we have definitely learned...

It’s a Wrap! Hanging up your stands till next year. Ralph Cianciarulo   Season has come to a close for most and the time for taking down, cleaning up, and repairing is now before we stack all the stands, put away the hub style blinds, and hang up...

Montana River bottom revenge! Hunting with Jeff Jerome of Deep in the Bush Adventures   You know when you meet someone for the first time you either know you want to hunt with that person or you don’t. This was one of those exact moments we met Jeff...

How can it be almost Christmas? It's been a crazy year here, and it has flown by at light speed.   As we all realize that 2019 is almost over, let's take a moment to remember the reason for season. With all the hustle and bustle, we...

Wow!! 400th Episode! We started producing and airing Archer's Choice with Ralph & Vicki, 18 years ago on Outdoor Channel and then started The Choice with Ralph & Vicki 5 years later. We would have never thought that would have been possible, and yet here...

This Warden is working hard for his bird! It's our second season for Illinois turkey and Vicki & I didn’t have tags for it, but one of our local game wardens did and he was pumped to get in the woods for himself. This second turkey season...

This was a blog that Ralph posted 2 years ago (4/29/15), right after he had 2 stents put in for his heart. We want to remind everyone to please remember to listen the warnings signs. If you are not feeling right, have it checked out!!...

Spring Bear Hunting and Patience! Spring has sprung early this year and talking with all our outfitters and friends in the great north they are all saying the same thing, “It’s going to be an early spring season and the bears will be active early." So what...

We who love the outdoors and participate in it as much as possible know the value of good management, respecting the habitat and the animals itself. Some states and provinces back away from marketing to the passionate hunting and fishing enthusiasts’ but not Quebec and...

Late Season Food Plots and Trail Cameras We work hard in the summer at putting in food plots for this time of year, and between putting in the plots and setting up our Spypoint Trail Cameras, we can see we have some great late season deer hunting...

  It's been a crazy fall season and it's not slowing down much. We have had a great hunting season so far and we are a bit behind in getting the 'office' stuff done. Production meetings, filming and just trying to generally catch up. We have a new...

So many things happen when your hunting and many are not captured on video…….but sometimes they are! This summer we were down under, hunting water buffalo with George at Leithen Valley in Australia and RJ was hunting with his Thompson Center Encore. We had spotted a scrub...

We are in our Ameristep ground blind on our first afternoon here in Alberta with Don Lind and the boys of South Peace Outfitters. It’s good thing we are in the blind cause it’s raining pretty good. We have done the best we can for our...

Technology is a wonderful thing, unless you are Ralph, who hates it!! Ok, hate may be a bit strong for his feelings to it, but there’s a definite dislike to it. I’ve been posting Ralph’s Ramblings, he’s been writing stuff and sending it to me, well...

Its Wednesday and wanted to let everyone know I’m doing well. This past weekend was crazy wet, but today we are putting in our Hunter Specialties  Velevet clover mix. We are almost kicking off our spring bear camp and I got the OK from the doctors to slowly...

Ok, Ralph has sometime on his hands so he is in his “Man Cave” and working on some gear. He took his Beman Classic Shafts, put on the NAP Quikfletch AC flo Orange & flo yellow Wraps and put on his favorite Trueflight flo barred...

Hi Everyone!! Its Ralph here, first off want to THANK you all so much for the prayers and well wishing!!? You dont know how much that helps! All is good here. If all works well, the guys will be filming Vicki and I for some new show opens...

First off, Thank you all for the prayers and well wishing! You don’t know how much that meant! So here is a quick 411 on what happened to me this past week… Friday morning I had woke to a strong feeling like someone was stepping on...

We are starting another new adventure, blogging. We aren’t really sure how this will go, but we are going to give it a try. Ralph and I will blog about a bunch of different things, archery, hunting, critters, technical things, food, and if you have...